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  • Introducing Hebrews: Believe Jesus image

    Introducing Hebrews: Believe Jesus

    The letter to the Hebrews is a beautifully written but often overlooked book of the Bible. We don’t know who wrote it (though my money is on Apollos) and it is packed... Read more
  • Ressentiment Shouldn’t Frame the Argument image

    Ressentiment Shouldn’t Frame the Argument

    In his thought provoking (and ironically titled) book, To Change the World, James Davison Hunter makes an important point about how the Nietzschean concept of... Read more
  • People, People, People image

    People, People, People

    I have long been suspicious of the mantra that there are too many people in the world, but am definitely swimming against the tide on this one. David Attenborough... Read more
  • The Greatest Danger for Evangelicals in the Same-Sex Debate image

    The Greatest Danger for Evangelicals in the Same-Sex Debate

    Holding firm to a ‘traditional’ view of human sexuality is becoming increasingly difficult. Yesterday the European Court of Human Rights ruled that a relationships... Read more
  • ‘The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert’, by Rosaria Champagne Butterfield image

    ‘The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert’, by Rosaria...

    Yes, that really is her name.

    Rosaria Champagne Butterfield is an unusual name and this is the remarkable account of her conversion. Butterfield’s conversion was...
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    2012 in Books

    It’s the time of year for reviews, and here is my contribution to the Think Theology review of books – a meandering chain through some of the highs and lows of my... Read more
  • When Marriage Is and Isn’t image

    When Marriage Is and Isn’t

    The wisdom of wading into this one again might seem questionable, but I find it hard to let this week's parliamentary statements about gay marriage pass unremarked. If... Read more
  • Coming Late to the Unapologetic Party image

    Coming Late to the Unapologetic Party

    OK, so four posts on one slim book might seem overkill, but having read Liam’s reviews (here and here) and then Andrew’s I decided to read Francis Spufford’s... Read more
  • Tout Change Rien ne Change image

    Tout Change Rien ne Change

    The very observant may have noticed we have made a few housekeeping changes lately: Our URL has changed from ‘whatyouthinkmatters’ to ‘thinktheology’ and the... Read more
  • Why “Father” is not a Metaphor image

    Why “Father” is not a Metaphor

    I’m glad that Andrew enjoyed Mike Reeves’ The Good God (Delighting in the Trinity in the American edition). I did a much less thorough, but equally positive review... Read more